Tour Descriptions

  • Tours offered daily usually at 9:30AM and 1:30PM.
  • All tours driven in an air-conditioned mini-van with 2 sunroofs for maximum visibility and comfort.
  • Each tour meets at a specific location in the area of that tour.

** Reservations are required! **

To make a reservation, call Architecture Tours L.A. at (323) 464-7868 or e-mail info@architecturetoursla.com

Please read cancellation/refund policy before making reservation


Eastern Columbia Bldg., 1930, Claude Beelman

Downtown L.A.

Includes some of the oldest architecture and some of the newest; various micro-neighborhoods of the historic core, Civic Center and Broadway Theaters, Little Tokyo, Victorian homes, Arts District, Disney Hall by Gehry, MOCA, new Cathedral, Cal Trans Headquarters, Broad Museum, recent conversions and restorations and more.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


VDL Research House II, 1966, Richard Neutra

Silver Lake

Includes many mid-century modern homes designed by Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler, John Lautner, Gregory Ain, Lloyd Wright, Jr., and other architects; vintage and contemporary.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


Sowden House, 1926 Lloyd Wright, Jr.

Hollywood

Includes homes by Frank Lloyd Wright, Lloyd Wright, Jr., Hollywood sign and Hollywoodland, English Tudor, French Chateaux, Spanish Style, historic Hollywood Boulevard theaters and restoration sites from the 1920s and much more.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1991, Grinstein/Daniels

Hancock Park / Miracle Mile

Includes Classical mansions and Craftsman homes; large variety of Art Deco shops, theaters, former department stores; Museum Row, quirky eye-catching oddities and much more.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


Spadena House, 1921, Henry Oliver

West Hollywood / Beverly Hills

Includes early work by Frank Gehry, Rudolf Schindler; sites by Frank Lloyd Wright, Lloyd Wright,Jr., Richard Meier, R.M. Schindler and I.M. Pei, the Sunset Strip, Postmodern Deconstructivist buildings, homes of Beverly Hills and much more.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


Gamble House, 1908, Greene & Greene

Pasadena

Includes a large variety of Craftsman homes designed by Greene & Greene, Heineman Brothers, Myron Hunt and others, Victorian homes, Civic Center, Cal Tech, Old Town shops, many traditional style mansions, hotels and more.

Cost: $75.00 per person/$80.00 single traveler
Duration: 2-3 hours


Storer House, 1923, Frank Lloyd Wright

SPECIAL FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TOUR

Focusing specifically on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr. Includes Hollyhock House, Ennis House, Lloyd Wright, Jr. home and more.

Cost: $150.00 per person/$175.00 single traveler
Duration: 5-6 hours


Chiat/Day/Mojo Agency (now Google), 1985-91, Frank Gehry

SPECIAL FRANK GEHRY TOUR

Focusing specifically on the work of world-renowned, local architect Frank Gehry. Includes Disney Hall, Gemini Gallery,Google, the architect’s own home, other sites by significant architects and more.

Cost: $175.00 per person/$200.00 single traveler
Duration: 6-7 hours

Customized architecture tours are also available.